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JR – “Printing of Lithography” | Video

Established in 1881, this hidden printing house in Paris has been frequented by such iconic artists as Picasso, Matisse, Braque, Chagall, and Giacometti, to name but a few. Joining the ranks is JR, who will be using the age-old printer for his latest series of prints, Action … READ MORE


JR – “Pattern” Exhibition Galerie Perrotin Hong Kong

The recipient of the prestigious TED Prize in 2011, the French artist JR has opened a new exhibition, “Pattern,” at Galerie Perrotin in Hong Kong. The show will display for the first time photographs and wood panels from JR’s INSIDE OUT series, a large-scale global art project … READ MORE


me Collectors Room Berlin – Art & Toys: Collection Selim Varol | Berlin

me Collectors Room Berlin celebrates the act of collecting and the passion of collectors. Their latest exhibition showcases the very large collection from 39-year-old Selim Varol. He currently holds the record of the largest figurine collection in Europe, estimated around 15,000 pieces. With over 3,000 works on … READ MORE


TED – JR: One Year of Turning the World Inside Out | Video

TED is an acronym for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, highlighting individuals who excel in any or multiple of those fields. Last year, it awarded its annual TED Prize to French street artist JR for his art projects performed around the world. In return, JR founded the Inside … READ MORE


JR x Jose Parla – Wrinkles of the City | Cuba

Good friends and fellow artists, JR and Jose Parla are in Cuba at the moment, completing the Wrinkles of the City project. This public art project is set up in time for the Eleventh Havana Biennial 2012, turning the streets into works of art. Large-scale photo print … READ MORE


JR – Women Are Heroes: A Global Project Book | Preview

JR gave us a sneak preview into North Korea just last week by posting photos on his Instagram. The 2011 TED Prize winner has also been busy working on his new book entitled Women Are Heroes: A Global Project Book, published by Abrams. The book follows the … READ MORE


JR – Instragram from North Korea

French artist JR is known for his bold artworks but this might just be his boldest move yet. He has embarked on a traveling mission all the way to North Korea. Although there have been numerous documentaries and documentations on North Korea, these Instagram photos by the … READ MORE


JR x Liu Bolin – Elizabeth Street Artwork Behind the Scenes | Video

Individually, French artist JR and Chinese artist Liu Bolin have gained tremendous amount of press for their works. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that when these two artists met up in New York City from the opposite sides of the globe, magic was bound to happen. … READ MORE


Museum of Contemporary Art – Outside In: The Story of Art in the Streets Exhibition | Video

The Museum of Contemporary Art won huge points last year with their Art in the Streets exhibition, a show that consisted of a laundry list of top names in the still ill-defined world of “street art”. Consisting of everyone from graf writers to wheat pasters to general … READ MORE


JR – More Murals On Grand Street + Wooster Street | Behind The Scene

While most people are clamoring over street artist JR‘s newest mural on the Houston Street (and Bowery) wall, the 2011 TED Prize winner and his band of associates kept busy with 2 additional murals. On the juncture of Grand and Wooster, the murals are on 2 walls … READ MORE


Freshness Week In Review: 2/27/2011 3/06/2011

The focus this week depends a bit on perspective; there were a number of notable announcements, spanning a number of themes. For the Cult of Mac, the biggest event this week was obviously Tuesday’s unveiling of the iPad 2, by Steve Jobs, who came off a leave … READ MORE